Francis Jeanson; a dissident intellectual from the resistance to the Algerian War.9780804755085
Francis Jeanson; a dissident intellectual from the resistance to the Algerian War Algerian War
or Algerian War of Independence
(1954–62) War for Algerian independence from France. The movement for independence began during World War I (1914–18) and gained momentum after French promises of greater self-rule in Algeria went .
Stanford U. Press
This is a biography of Francis Jeanson, the French existentialist philosopher Noun 1. existentialist philosopher - a philosopher who emphasizes freedom of choice and personal responsibility but who regards human existence in a hostile universe as unexplainable
existential philosopher, existentialist who has been called the "chosen disciple" of Jean Paul Sartre, but who broke with Sartre and Camus in the 1950s. Ulloa (associate director, Mediterranean Studies Form and the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, Stanford U.) describes Jeanson's intellectual development and its connections to his evolving political commitments, which saw Jeanson working with the Guallist anti-fascist resistance during World War II Resistance during World War II occurred in every occupied country by a variety of means, ranging from non-cooperation, disinformation and propaganda to hiding crashed pilots and even to outright warfare and the recapturing of towns. and, later, as an anti-colonialist activist on behalf of the Algerian National Liberation Front National Liberation Front
Title used by nationalist, usually socialist, movements in various countries since World War II. In Greece, the National Liberation Front-National Popular Liberation Army was a communist-sponsored resistance group that operated in occupied Greece during the Algerian War.
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